Epilepsy Center Faculty and Staff
Epilepsy Center Faculty and Staff

Physicians

Ahmed T. Abdelmoity
Director, Division of Child Neurology; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Lalit R. Bansal
Director, Epilepsy Surgery Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Husam R. Kayyali
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Kailash T. Pawar
Director, IOM and Co-Director, Epilepsy Fellowship; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Ara S. Hall
Director, Epilepsy Inpatient Services; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Christian B. Kaufman
Pediatric Neurosurgeon; Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Mohammed  Ilyas
Director, Epilepsy Fellowship; Director, Comprehensive Tuberous Sclerosis & Neurofibromatosis Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine
Lines M. Vargas Collado
Director, Epilepsy Clinic; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine
Timothy P. Zinkus
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Radiology, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Neuropsychologist

Paul C. Glasier
Neuropsychologist; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
John J. Hall
Neuropsychologist; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Advanced Practice Nurses (APRN)

Tara Myers, MSN, RN, SPNP, APRN Manager
Megan Gustafson, MSN, RN, CPNP, Epilepsy Section Coordinator
Erin Fecske, MSN, RN, CNRN, CPNP
Lisa Culliton, DNP, RN, CPNP
Jana Harrison, MSN, RN, FNP-BC
Jessica Waldren, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Epilepsy Clinic Nurses

Emnet Lemma, RN, MSN, CMSRN, Nurse Manager
Natalie Munger, RN, BSN, CPN
Rachel Solberg, RN
Sheryl Drawl, RN, CPN
Amber Royal RN, BSn, CPN
Brittany O’Brien, RN, BSN, CPN
Ashley Nichols, RN, BSN 

Ketogenic Diet Specialists

Lindsey Thompson, MS, RD, CSP, LD, Senior Clinical Nutrition Specialist
Rhonda Sullivan, MS, RD, CSP, LD
Erin Lindhorst, MS, RD, LD
Rachel Finn, Chef Educator

Social Worker

Kelly Neuburger LMSW, LCSW

Neurophysiology Director of Operations

Teresa Schneider, BS, RPSGT, CPNP

Lead EEG Technologists

Brad Kinnaman, R.EEG.T., Lead EEG Technologist
Heather Ahmann, R.EEG.T., EEG Specialist

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